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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHIL 100W
Professor
Peter Horban
Semester
Fall

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Lecture 3Hard determinism1 Determinism is true and2 Determinism is incompatible with human freedom and responsibilityThis position is distinct from fatalismFatalism is more of an attitude than a serious philosophical positionIt maintains that human beings are powerless to make any difference in the outcome of eventsIt places human beings outside the causal chain of eventsFatalism appears to be falseYet we are unaware of any uncaused eventHow could something happen without a causeBut i feel that my actions are free Is this impressive the determinist would saynot reallyLibertarianism sometimes called indeterminismThis position rejects determinism and affirms human freedom and responsibility
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